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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP URGES RESIDENTS TO ‘STAND TOGETHER’ THIS HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has called on people to ‘stand together’ in remembrance of the millions of people who lost their lives during the Holocaust. In the run up to Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January), the local Member … Continue reading

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THANK YOU FOR VOTING

It is a immense privilege to be re-elected as your MP for West Dunbartonshire. Thank you to everyone who voted on a cold December day and thank you to all those who worked tirelessly for a SNP mandate to re-enforce … Continue reading

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SNAP ELECTION WILL BE CRITICAL TO SCOTLAND’S FUTURE

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has said he’s ready to take on the Tories as voters are set to go to the polls in a snap general election on Thursday 12th December. The local SNP MP, who represents Clydebank, Dumbarton … Continue reading

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TORIES SLAMMED OVER ANOTHER BROKEN PROMISE TO SCOTLAND

The Tories at Westminster have admitted to breaking the promise they made during the ‘Better Together’ campaign to increase the number of defence personnel in Scotland by 2020. In 2013, Philip Hammond, as Defence Secretary during the Scottish Independence referendum … Continue reading

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S MP BACKS LAUNCH OF POPPY SCOTLAND APPEAL

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes is getting behind the launch of this year’s Poppy Scotland appeal in support of armed forces veterans and their families. The annual Scottish Poppy Appeal is taking place in the run up to Remembrance Sunday … Continue reading

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DEFENCE SECRETARY GRILLED OVER SPIRALLING COSTS OF UK’S DELAYED NUCLEAR SUBMARINES

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has hit out at the UK Defence Secretary over concerns about the MoD’s handling of its multi-billion pound Trident submarine renewal programme. During an appearance in front of the Defence Select Committee, Tory Secretary of … Continue reading

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TORIES TOLD TO THINK AGAIN OVER COMPULSORY VOTER ID PLANS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has hit out at the Tory UK government over its plans to introduce compulsory photographic ID for voting in future elections. Local SNP MP Docherty-Hughes has been inundated with emails from constituents across Clydebank, Dumbarton … Continue reading

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RENEWED CALLS FOR ARMED FORCES REPRESENTATIVE BODY OVER SERVICE PERSONNEL PAY CONCERNS

West Dunbartonshire’s MP has renewed calls for an armed forces representative body after it was revealed the lowest paid armed forces personnel are paid almost £2 less than the UK government’s National Minimum Wage. Local SNP MP Martin Docherty-Hughes – Scotland’s … Continue reading

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